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to worry about. i thought he was totally out of his mind. >> congressman leo ryan, carrying the briefcase, had planned to stay the night to help get more families out. then a church member came up behind him. >> and all of a sudden he puts a knife up to his throat and he says, all right, mf, you're going to die. we all jumped on him. we all got the knife away from him. >> you can see blood spatters on his shirt from the attacker, not ryan. the ride to the small airport at port kituma was slow, bumpy and tense. >> and you could just sense the fear in everyone. you could just feel it like it was bouncing off each other. >> when they reached the airport, don harris asked a shaken ryan about the knife attack. >> yeah, he said, something about rob and choke and kill or knife -- i don't know. what he said was he intended to kill me. >> within minutes, all three men here, congressman leo ryan, reporter don harris and the nbc cameraman behind the lens, bob brown, seen earlier the same day, would be dead, shot by jim jones' gunmen. >>> just ahead -- ambush at the airport. >> i looked out the windo
as he arrived but couldn't until a california congressman, leo ryan, came to guyana in the fall of '78 on a one-man investigative mission. >> i had decided i was going to pass a note asking for help to escape. >> by that next afternoon, as gosney dragged his trunk toward a departing truck, more than a dozen others had decided to go. >> i thought i was going to die at any moment. i never thought that i would ever be permitted to leave. >> when the group reached the small airport nearby, gunmen opened fire. >> there was blood everywhere, and i thought, i'm dying, and then i blacked out. >> that same day gerald parks, seen here in the blue and white shirt talking with jim jones, sensed it was his last chance to get his family out. >> you could feel death in the air. you can actually feel it. >> the parks family asked to fly back with congressman ryan's group. >> and i told him who i was and i said, we've been held prisoner here. >> at the airport a tractor pulled a farm wagon up alongside their plane. >> about five or six guys stood up and pulled their guns up and started firing at us. i
congressman leo ryan and four others were kill inside jones town by members of the people's temple. he was there to investigate complaints by the temple by concerned family members. the killings were followed by a mass murder and suicide by nine12 temple members. today as every year, family members of the victims attended a memorial service in oakland. they were there not only to remember but to protest. [singing] >>> this memorial service began with a covering in the cemetery. something this family calls the plaque of shame. >> it is horrific. >> we lived this tragedy. >> among the names of the 1,000 people who died here in 1978 is the man deemed responsible, jim jones, who ran this colony. many of his followers were from the bay area, 27 were family members were of wynona. >> he comes to a scheme that he will take them all to the promise land. they believe today. >> reporter: 34 years ago he cited what was a mass suicide, a mass murder. they shunned him by then, ed was 8 years old and lost 8 close cousins that day. >> they went there following their parents thinks all of our dreams
. >>> it was a trapblg dethat traumatized the bay area, 34 years ago today congressman leo ryan and 900 members of the people's temple died. we have more on the anger that family members feel about the death but the memorial built to honor them. [singing] >> reporter: this memorial service started with the covering of a memorial in this cemetery, something this family calls the plaque of shame. >> it is horrific. we lived that tragedy. my family, many people never got over it. never we have to see the insult. >> reporter: because among the names of the 1,000 people who died in jonestown in 1978 is that of the man deemed responsible, jim jones, who ran this colony. many of his followers were from the bay area, 27 were family phepl bers of wynona >> - - members of wynona. >> he comes to a grand scheme. they believe today it. >> reporter: 34 years ago jones started a mass suicide known as a mass murder. they lost eight family members. >> they followed their parents thinking all of their dreams will come to pass in this paradise in the middle of the youngel somehow. so, i am big on pushing peop
massacre. there was a vigil warned this video is graphic. and 1978 san mateo congressman leo ryan and checking spear went to investigate the peoples temple cult in the south american nation of guyana and jim jones came from san francisco to that jungle settlement. they believe that there was a utopia of social harmony and racial justice. however, this turned violent and this was followed by a mass murder and suicide. 900 men, women, died. >> national news a possible serial killer could be targeting people of middle eastern descent and york. three brooklyn store murders have been murdered since july. the same 22 caliber weapon was used. all of these were in a 5 mi. radius. the latest was a 78 year-old man killed friday and each case the man was covered was with store merchandise. >> that parade float in midland texas leaving four people dead investigators were able to use video to recreate the accident and determined that the train blew it for seven seconds before ramming into the flatbed truck. the community is still and shock. there was a candlelight vigil >> i think that i told
. it was back on november 18, 1978 when san mateo congressman leo ryan and his legal aid, jacky speer, went to investigate the people's temple cult involving many bay area people under consult leader jim jones. it turned violent. congressman ryan was shot and killed. speer and others were left for dead . then consult members were given cyanide-layed kool-aid. 900 men and women died. speer went on to serve san mateo in congress. >>> now to the other story about san francisco based travel company air b & b. it relies on a community of online users to connect team with accommodations worldwide. new services should expand the company's reach in the tourism industry. >> christina rents out a home in her san francisco victorian to international visitors. about 100 this the past two years. she showcases her place on air b and b, an online company that specializes in tour efforts look for unique experiences. >> the city's number one industry, tourism, is now being brought into all the neighborhoods throughout the city. >> and that has had a $56 million impact on the san francisco economy. between
for those killed in the jonestown massacre. it was back on november 18, 1978 when san mateo congressman leo ryan and his legal aid, jacky speer, went to investigate the people's temple cult involving many bay area people under consult leader jim jones. it turned violent. congressman ryan was shot and killed. speer and others were left for dead . then cult members were given cyanide-laced kool-aid. 900 men and women and children died. speer went on to serve san mateo in congress. >>> san francisco based travel company air b&b. it relies on a community of online users to connect team with accommodations worldwide. new services should expand the company's reach in the tourism industry. >> christina rents out a home in her san francisco victorian to international visitors. about 100 this the past two years. she showcases her place on air b&b, an online company that specializes in tour efforts look for unique experiences. >> the city's number one industry, tourism, is now being brought into all the neighborhoods throughout the city. >> and that has had a $56 million impact on the san francisco
congressman leo ryan and his legal aid, jacky speer, went to investigate the people's temple cult involving many bay area people under consult leader jim jones. it turned violent. congressman ryan was shot and killed. speer and others were left for dead . then cult members were given cyanide-laced kool-aid. 900 men and women and children died. speer survived and went on to serve san mateo in congress.>>> san francisco based travel company air b&b. it relies on a community of online users to connect team with accommodations worldwide. new services should expand the company's reach in the tourism industry. >> christina rents out a home in her san francisco victorian to international visitors. about 100 this the past two years. she showcases her place on air b&b, an online company that specializes in tour efforts look for unique experiences. >> the city's number one industry, tourism, is now being brought into all the neighborhoods throughout the city. >> and that has had a $56 million impact on the san francisco economy. between april, 2011 and may of this year. according to a study commissi
that were leaving so the fbi then goes in, it's a federal investigation. congressman leo ryan is the first congressman killed in the line of dews in u.s. history. they go into johnstown after they collect the body and start collecting documents as evidence trying to see what happened. was there a conspiracy to kill the congressman? they go through, literally, picking from the mud, letters never sent home, diaries, crop reports, meeting notes. they collect 50,000 pieces of paper, and that would be like, i don't know, i figured it out -- 150 3 # 00-page navel. that was the material i was working with. when i worked with the heavily redacted -- couldn't read anything, and then as i was about to turn the book in, they released unredacted versions so i took another six months to read through and i could see who was doing what, who ordered cyanide and who was planning to kill everyone. that was interesting. i'm going to just read to you -- well, first, i should explain the structure of the book. 918 people died that day. my way in because everybody knows how it ends was to take five different pe
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